Roxboro Branch of Carolina Farm Credit donates items to Christian Help Center

The Roxboro Branch of Carolina Farm Credit recently spent an afternoon purchasing nonperishable food items and gift cards to be donated to the Christian Help Center in Roxboro. More...

Certified Production Technician training available at PCC’s Workforce Training Center

Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer the Certified Production Technician (CPT) training beginning with a free Orientation to CPT Dec. 4 – 18.  This orientation will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Not all carbs are created equal

Our recent articles have focused on diet myths and types of fats, so we now want to make sure that we discuss carbohydrates.  More...

Lighten up the holiday

One of the great things about the holidays is there is usually plenty of leftovers, which can be a great thing if handled properly. More...

Holiday Craft Workshop planned for Saturday, Nov. 18 at Senior Center

On Saturday, Nov. 18, the Person County Senior Center will offer a Holiday Craft Workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the senior center at 87 Semora Rd.  Participants can make a fun holiday craft for themselves or to give as a gift.  More...

Have a healthier holiday

The Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) program recently hosted the monthly Lunch N’ Learn workshop focused on healthy holidays.  More...

PCC’s latest Nurse Aide class achieves 100 percent pass rate on state exam

Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Nurse Aide curriculum program prepares individuals to work under the supervision of licensed health care professionals in performing nursing care and services for persons of all ages.  More...

Senior Center sponsoring trip to The Barn Dinner Theatre

The Person County Senior Center will sponsor a trip to The Barn Dinner Theatre in Greensboro on Wednesday, Dec. 6 to see “Groovin’ Christmas.”  The 1 p.m. More...

District 9A Court appoints Guardian ad Litem child advocates

Guardian ad Litem volunteers were sworn in by the Honorable Judge J. Hoyte Stultz on Oct. 30. Pictured, from left, are Nancy Jeffrey, GAL program specialist, Michael Mandl, volunteer; Natrika Williams, volunteer; District Court Judge, J. More...

History of Person available through free digital newspapers

Full issues of the Roxboro Courier between 1922 and 1935 are now available online at DigitalNC.org. This free digital resource provides a unique window into the history of Person County.  More...

Senior Center to hold Technology Help clas

The Person County Senior Center will host a class Technology Help with an open computer lab on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Senior Center on Semora Road.  Have a question and need answers? More...

Thanksgiving centerpiece to be made at Senior Center crafting class

The Person County Senior Center will host a “Craft-ANoon” class to create a “DIY Thanksgiving Centerpiece” on Friday, Nov. More...

Jewelry classes scheduled to be held at Senior Center

The Person County Senior Center strives to provide creative arts classes for senior adults and one of those classes is Jewelry Making with Jackie Watson.  The next jewelry crafting class is set for Thursday, Nov. 16 from 10 to 11 a.m. More...

PCC students win in Cosmetology Contest

RALEIGH — On Oct. More...

Not all fats are created equal

Last week, my article touched briefly on diet myths and I want to continue that discussion.  One of the myths I hear about is how fats are bad. More...

Spots still available for Working Arts Workshop

The annual Working Arts Workshop will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. More...

Workshop on bed bugs, other pests to be held

The Kerr-Tar Agency on Aging will host a Bed Bugs and Other Pests Workshop on Friday, Nov. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments, 1724 Graham Ave., Henderson.  More...

‘Operation Medicine Drop’ set for Saturday, Oct. 28

Operation Medicine Drop will be held Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Diet myths

There are many diets that are in the popular press, online and being discussed in popular culture. More...

Kiwanis make donations to PHS organizations

At the Aug.14, meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club held at La Piazza restaurant in Uptown Roxboro, Hogan Carringer, advisor for the Person High School Key Club and Foreign Exchange Advisor for the German exchange, received contributions from the club More...

PCC to offer Handgun Safety Course

Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer a Handgun Safety course on Saturday, Nov. 4.  This class, taught by Lynn Ward, will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Library to host creative writing class

On Wednesday, Nov. More...

Jewelry making class to be held at Senior Center

A jewelry making class for seniors age 50 and over will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26 at the Person County Senior Center on Semora Road.  The class will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Five Food Groups

In the media, we often hear how one group of food is bad for us or how we need to cut out a specific food group. More...

PCC students participate in Week to Engage by giving back to community

Piedmont Community College (PCC) students, staff, and faculty, embraced Week-to-Engage, Sept. More...

PCC offers free Adult Basic Skills classes beginning this month

Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Adult Basic Skills (ABS) Program is offering a second opportunity for adults who want to earn their high school equivalency degree, improve basic skills — reading, writing, math — or learn English More...

Club to celebrate 60th anniversary

The Garden Study Club met in September to begin its program of work for the upcoming club year. More...

Medicare Open Enrollment Period begins Oct. 15

Each year during the Open Enrollment Period, Medicare beneficiaries have the opportunity to compare and evaluate their current plans and make changes as necessary.  By comparing plans during the Open Enrollment Period, Medicare beneficiaries ca More...

Healthy vegetable - bell peppers

Bell peppers are available in many colors and the color depends on the variety and stage of ripeness. More...

P.C.Health Department begins Flu Shot Campaign

Flu shots are now available at the Person County Health Department. More...

Disaster Preparednes

With the hurricane season continuing in full force and so many different places getting devastated recently, it is a reminder that your family needs to be prepared for such natural disasters.  Do you have a disaster kit ready so that you are not More...

EXTENSION NOTES

FOREST LANDOWNER FIELD DAY   There will be a forest landowner field day on Friday, Oct. 13. More...

Sports writer addresses Kiwanis Club; discusses local college teams

At the June 19, meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club, Ann Garrard, executive director of the Person County Partnership for Children, spoke about the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.  The Dolly Parton Imagination Library provides an age appropria More...

EXTENSION NOTES

FIVE COUNTY BEEF TOUR  The Five County Beef Tour will be held in Granville County on Sept.28.  The tour schedule is:  More...

Learn heritage skills at the 2017 Working Arts Workshop

Whether you want to learn a new heritage skill or perfect one you already know, the 2017 Working Arts Workshop is for you.  The annual Working Arts Workshop will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. More...

Group fitness classes to begin Sept. 25

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department has announced upcoming sessions of Group Fitness. More...

Zumba classes will start in October

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department has announced that fall zumba classes will be held under the instruction of Joy Hester, certified Zumba instructor.  These classes will be held in the auditorium of the Person County Offic More...

Be food safe

September is Food Safety Month and for good reason. As the weather is still a little warm and hurricane season is definitely upon us, we must continue to be concerned about food safety. More...

PCC ranks first in state for manufacturing credentials awarded

The Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) recently released an index of Certified Production Technician (CPT) and Certified Logistics Technician (CLT) credentials in the manufacturing and the logistics industries (M&L) where Piedmont Comm More...

Reduce food waste

Food tossed is money lost. More...

Learn about career in healthcare with free orientation at PC

Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer Orientation to Healthcare Careers training as a free course Sept. 11 – 21.  This class will meet at the Workforce Training Center on 303 S. More...

Certification leads to new job for PCC student David Shaw

“I am getting paid and learning at the same time.”  That was David Shaw’s comment when asked about his internship with Spuntech Industries, Inc. More...

Kiwanis Club hosts speaker from PMH

At the June 12 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club held at La Piazza restaurant, Hannah Davis, Infection Prevention, Risk Management and Emergency Preparedness coordinator at Person Memorial Hospital, spoke to the club about the multiple responsibili More...

Session of tai chi classes to begin Sept. 11

The Person County Recreation Arts, and Parks Department has announced that a beginners Tai Chi Class will be held on Wednesday mornings from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. in the exercise room at the Sansbury Annex. The session will begin on Monday, Sept. More...

United Way celebrates 50 years

The year was 1967 when the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Pressley, wed Priscilla; a gallon of gas was only .33 cents; the St. Louis Cardinals won the World Series, and Person County United Way was formed.  On Wednesday, Aug. More...

Earle Barnette celebrates 100th

Mrs. Earle Barnette of Roxboro celebrated her 100th birthday on Wednesday, Aug. 9.  The centenarian was recognized by friends and family with a party at The Gathering Place in Uptown Roxboro on Saturday, Aug. 12.  More...

Couple honored with showers, parties

An engagement party was held in honor of brideelect Whitney White Rogers and prospective bridegroom J. More...

EXTENSION NOTES

PASTURE AND LIVESTOCK MANAGEMENT FIELD DAY   More...

Person County 4-H youth attends NCACC Youth Summit

Eryn Haynes, a 4-H’er from Person County, attended the eighth annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which was held in Durham, Aug. More...

Personians attend International Alpha Delta Kappa Convention

Peggy Moore and Sarah Morrow, members of Roxboro’s Chi Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa attended the International Alpha Delta Kappa Convention held in New Orleans, Louisiana July 12 through July 15.  Ruth Ann Griggs of Durham presided. More...